Advocacy and lobbying are central to being an informed and active participant in government. We've filled this page helpful information, resources, guidelines, training videos, and tools that will help you become a better advocate for yourself, your community, and the League.
Positions and Guidelines
LWVUS Resource Guide for Observing Your Government in Action : A great general guide that includes the importance of Sunshine through getting an Observer Corps up and running
Law in Ohio: Ohio’s public records and open meetings laws, collectively known as the "Sunshine Laws," give Ohioans access to government meetings and records.
Yellow Book: The Sunshine Laws Manual, also known as the "Yellow Book," provides summaries of Revised Code provisions and case law regarding the Ohio Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act.
Sunshine Law Videos: To assist and educate members of the public in understanding and accessing Ohio's Sunshine Laws, the AGO has developed several informational videos on the topics about which they frequently receive questions.
Videos from Our YouTube Channel
Leveraging the Press and Media to Further Advocacy with Kayla Vix (November 17, 2020)
The Ohio Legislature Website Training (October 10, 2019)
The Intersection of the State Budget and Social Justice - And update on the policy priorities of LWV Ohio during the 134th General Assembly
Lunching with the League Series In 2021, League had a series of virtual lunches with transformational leaders in government, advocacy, social services, healthcare, education, justice, and more. Videos offer insight into the why and how of policy.